Paul Skokowski

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Executive Director, Center for the Explanation of Consciousness, Stanford University (current)
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Professor of Surfing/Search Producer, Yahoo! Inc.
McDonnell-Pew Fellow, Oxford University

Visiting Professor, Philosophy, University of California Berkeley  

Director, Institute for Scientific Computing Research, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Research Physicist (laser fusion and high density plasmas), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Computational Physicist, Los Alamos National Laboratory



PhD in Philosophy, Stanford University

BA, Physics and Philosophy, Oxford University


Information and Mind: The Philosophy of Fred Dretske – edited with an introduction, Stanford: CSLI Press, in press.

‘Three Dogmas of Internalism’, in Skokowski, P. (ed.), Information and Mind: The Philosophy of Fred Dretske, Stanford: CSLI Press, in press.
'Westworld: Some Philosophical Puzzles about Android Experience', in Vernallis, C. and Selmin, K. (eds.), Cybermedia: Scientists and Humanists Face the Machines, New York: Bloomsbury, expected publication 2021.
‘Introspection and Superposition’, in de Barros, J.A. and Montemayor, C. (eds.), Quanta and Mind: Essays on the Connection between Quantum Mechanics and Consciousness, Springer, 2019.

‘Temperature, Color and the Brain: An Externalist Reply to the Knowledge Argument’, Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 9(2), 287-299, 2018.

‘One Philosopher is Correct (Maybe)’, Australasian Journal of Logic, 9(1), 2010.
‘Is the Pain in Jane Felt Mainly in her Brain?’, Harvard Review of Philosophy, Vol 15, 2007.
‘Structural Content: A Naturalistic Approach to Implicit Belief’, Philosophy of Science, 71(3), 2004.